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The Sveriges Riksbank said that CBDC technology still requires further investigation.
Sweden’s central bank completes first phase of digital currency pilot
Ethereum enterprise adoption is being driven by support from major players such as Accenture and EY.
Ethereum enterprise adoption wins Accenture’s support with Baseline Protocol
Israel will have its first central securities lending platform this November, built on blockchain technology.
Tel Aviv Stock Exchange to Launch Blockchain Securities Platform
According to former CFTC Commissioner Sharon Bowen, the U.S. is behind other nations working on a CBDC.
US Lags Behind Other Nations Regarding CBDCs, Says Former CFTC Commissioner
The Global Blockchain Business Council believes the pandemic has shone a light on many systemic inefficiencies that blockchain technology can solve.
Pandemic Highlights Inefficient Systems: Blockchain Can Help
Even though cross-chain systems are gaining more attention, experts believe it will take some time for this technology to evolve and mature.
Blockchain Interoperability: The Holy Grail for Cross-Chain Deployment
A new project from Accenture and Fujitsu aims to solve DLT interoperability and joins the Hyperledger Greenhouse.
Accenture–Fujitsu Project Hopes to Solve Blockchain Interoperability